Navigation Links
KORT Physical Therapists Take the Mystery Out of Identifying and Treating Workplace Head Injuries
Date:7/26/2014

Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 26, 2014

We’ve all heard about athletes sustaining concussions on the playing field; however, concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. The occupations with the highest risk of head injury are:

  •     Construction workers
  •     Firefighters
  •     Police officers
  •     Race car drivers
  •     Loading dock workers
  •     Delivery personnel

“Most workplace head injuries are caused by falling objects, slip and falls, malfunctioning or broken equipment, or workers who hit their heads on objects on the worksite,” said KORT Director of Sports Medicine Doug Means, M.A., ATC. “A concussion occurs following a significant blow to the head which forces the brain to push through the protective fluid between the skull and the brain causing bruising.”

According to Means, the amount and degree of symptoms very greatly among patients and are not directly related to the severity of injury.

“Some symptoms show up right away and resolve quickly. Others may not appear until the next day and may persist for longer,” said Means. “If you’ve experienced a blow to the head it’s always best to consult a physician right away to dete
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Helps Patients Recover With AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill
2. Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Congratulates New Board Certified Specialists
3. PhysicianOne Urgent Care Physicians Become Certified Medical Examiners for DOT Physicals
4. Overcoming barriers to physical activity for African-American women
5. Tidewater Physical Therapy Offers Dry Needling Specialty In Clinics Across Southeast and Central Virginia
6. Poor sleep quality linked to lower physical activity in people with PTSD
7. Physical fitness associated with less pronounced effect of sedentary behavior
8. Spine Team Texas’ Physical Therapists Complete The McKenzie Method Training and Certification
9. Go play outside! Outdoor time promotes physical activity in youth
10. Physical fitness level affects kidney function in type 2 diabetes
11. Improving academic performance with physical fitness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 ... allege a metal-on-metal version of the artificial hip ... in state and federal courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... Jersey’ Bergen County Superior Court on December 2nd, ... to begin deposition of plaintiffs on November 19, ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Angeldress.co.uk, the distinguished wedding ... for worldwide dress fans. The company has recently updated ... information. For the holiday season, Angeldress Blog ... wedding apparel. , Angeldress.co.uk prides itself in offering a ... of service. All the company’s outfits are very carefully ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Developers of FCPX 3rd ... plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled TranSlice Volume ... allows users to create hand drawn text animations without ... CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “TranSlice Volume 5 was ... an easy to use interface.” , TranSlice Volume 5 ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Today, Balfleet.com , a leading ... its formal dress promotion. All the old and new ... off. , Balfleet.com is well-known for its high quality ... dresses, cocktail dresses and more. Its formal dresses are ... and they can create an elegant look when paired ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 ... not-for-profit corporation dedicated to developing educational events, tools ... and Rouxbe Cooking School , the world’s ... develop the prescription every human being needs: Culinary ... and plant-based cooking course, Culinary Rx, scheduled for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Trendy Professional Wedding Apparel Recommended by Angeldress Blog 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios released a new transition entitled TranSlice Volume 5 exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Balfleet.com Announces Its Formal Dress Promotion For 2015 2Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 2Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 3Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 4
... , DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 19 Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC ... reverse stock split. The vote was part of a general ... management,s nominees to the company board of directors. , At ... for the formal launch of the company,s Dermacyte(TM) Oxygen Concentrate ...
... blocked protects tissue, animal study finds, , MONDAY, Oct. ... shown in animal studies that providing supplemental oxygen during ... it,s not a simple matter. Success in preventing brain ... percent oxygen is given. , "The use of ...
... or suppliers in states that permit use of the drug ... has decided it will no longer prosecute medical marijuana users ... allow use of the drug for medicinal purposes. , The ... Department memo to federal prosecutors on Monday, are designed to ...
... Va.Seven medical imaging groups wrote a joint letter to ... formally request coverage of two fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission ... treatment evaluation. Currently, CMS covers only one FDG-PET study ... contrary to good clinical practice under certain circumstances. ...
... dextrose right after surgery quells upset stomach, researchers say ... suggests that patients need not fear post-operative nausea and ... of glucose. , "As one of the most ... the main causes of decreased patient satisfaction following surgery," ...
... At the 2009 Fryeburg Fair, concluded on October ... Best Educational Display. Fryeburg Fair President Roy Andrews, along ... at the fairgrounds. , The award recognizes Poland Spring ... Natural Resources Pavilion. According to Poland Spring Natural Resource ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Shareholders Approve Reverse Stock Split 2Health News:Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Shareholders Approve Reverse Stock Split 3Health News:Timing of Oxygen After a Stroke May Matter 2Health News:U.S. Relaxes Opposition to Medical Marijuana 2Health News:U.S. Relaxes Opposition to Medical Marijuana 3Health News:1 scan per patient is not always enough 2Health News:Easy Way to Prevent Post-Op Nausea? 2Health News:Fryeburg Fair Awards Poland Spring Team 'Best Educational Display' 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... , December 18, 2014 ... application/module that is used to store, manipulate, and ... comprises a patient tracking and scheduling system, result ... of RIS with HIS and other databases improves ... registration and patient scheduling, patient list management, radiology ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ( www.sageanalytics.com ... equipment for the testing of marijuana potency and ... new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first product suite ... a cost-effective, portable unit. Designed from ... of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ Profiler utilizes ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) today ... year 2015 results on Thursday, January 22, 2015, after the ... ResMed,s results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. US Pacific ... operating results and future outlook. The earnings call ... and the live webcast of the call can be accessed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 2The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 3Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2ResMed To Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results 2
... 2010 Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ... the Stephens Fall Investment Conference to be held ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) (Logo:   ... Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief executive officer, ...
... Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today ... will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Health Care ... at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix.  The presentation ... . Perrigo Company is a leading ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Luminex Corporation to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference 2
With this more compact transducer face, this is the transducer of choice for obstetric imaging in areas with a small acoustic window....
... convex array is designed with the smaller ... with this multi-frequency transducer is ideal for ... of quick and accurate diagnoses. A choice ... need, and allows you to obtain high ...
... new XL3000 by PerkinElmer,is a ... latest in,Cermax Xenon technology.,Cermax Xenon ... technology,for integration into endoscopy,equipment and ... accurate color illumination.,It provides many ...
... Test System* is a multiplexed, fluorescent, ... multiple assays from a single sample ... a simple and streamlined alternative to ... clinical sensitivity and comparable clinical specificity ...
Medicine Products: